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February 18, 2021





From the President

AACOM's President and CEO recognizes the achievements, victories and tensions that have shaped recent affairs and offers a holistic, osteopathic approach to working toward a more equitable future this Black History Month and always.

Press Releases

AACOM, the American Osteopathic Association and the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners issued a joint statement in support of the decision to suspend COMLEX-USA Level 2-PE.


Watch our recorded webinar featuring Darnita Anderson Hill, DO, who examines the extensive history of osteopathic medicine’s practices, founding philosophies and many important contributions made by Black osteopathic physicians.

Duwayne Campbell, DO, raised in Jamaica, answers questions about his medical school journey and how he achieved his dream of becoming an osteopathic physician in his Choose DO blog post.

Osteopathic medical student Andrew D. Williams shares his story of perseverance and his path to becoming a social change agent, writing, "I had this burning passion to overcome the numerous challenges that [my] environment presented to pursue my dreams of becoming a physician."

Educating Leaders

Register now for this year's premier osteopathic medical education conference held on April 20-22. The virtual conference will feature seven topic tracks with nearly 80 sessions, 200 presenters and three plenaries, as well as posters, awards, networking opportunities and more!

News Briefs

Campus Roundup

You'll also read about MSU-COM's Slavery to Freedom lecture series, PNWU-COM's first chief diversity officer and more.

AACOM Awards

Calling all COMs! Submit your innovative, strategic and most successful marketing projects from 2020. Category winners will receive national recognition at Educating Leaders 2021, AACOM's annual conference. The deadline for submissions is February 26.

Diversity Scholarship

The yearly financial scholarship sponsored by AACOM will be opening in early May this year. Underrepresented minority students are encouraged to apply. More information will be available closer to the opening date.

Funding Opportunity

The AACOM Opioid Advisory Task Force is organizing a multi-institutional study on the use of osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM) as an adjuvant to reduce analgesics (including NSAIDs, APAP and opioids) in pain management. The deadline has been extended to February 23.

AOGME Webinar Series

Upcoming Webinar: Designing for an Interprofessional Clinical Learning Environment

Join AOGME on March 3 for a webinar on the National Collaborative for Improving the Clinical Learning Environment (NCICLE). NCICLE provides a forum for organizations committed to improving the educational experience and patient care outcomes within clinical learning environments.

AOGME Webinar Series

Join the Residents and Fellows Council on February 22 to hear Policy Committee Chair, Shawn Hamm, DO, discuss how recent legislative updates and new congressional leadership will impact the PSLF Program, as well as advocacy efforts for continued support of loan forgiveness initiatives.

OME Opportunity

Submit your work to the UME-GME Digital Resource Library, an online database that provides resources on various osteopathic education and training topics including Osteopathic Recognition, accreditation, evaluations and more. The deadline to submit is February 22.

Upcoming Deadlines

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